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Class:  #100Days100Blocks2019 Sew Days
Teacher: Linden Vine
Cost:  $35
Category: Patchwork
With the Launch of Kinship - 100 Block Fusion Sampler and #100Days100Blocks2019 we want to help get those blocks done! Come along to the shop and learn from one of our excellent teachers how to get your blocks just right. Cost of the class includes tuition.  
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Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 25 August, 10:30 - 13:30
  • Saturday, 7 September, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Saturday, 26 October, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  #100Days100Blocks2019 Social Days
    Cost:  FREE
    Category: Patchwork
    Once #100Days100Blocks2019 kicks off, we are very excited to be holding FREE Kinship Social Days! Starting on Thursday July 4, we will be opening up our classroom from 10am, fortnightly. Drop in and hang out, ask our friendly staff if you have any questions and spend some time with us making this fabulous quilt!   
    Special Notes:
    No need to book, just come along!
    Class Schedule:
  • Thursday, 29 August, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday, 12 September, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday, 26 September, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday, 10 October, 10:00 - 12:00
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    Class:  Beginner Sewing Projects
    Cost:  $50
    Category: Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    Gain confidence in sewing basics while learning sewing terminology and the features of your machine. Create two fun and easy projects – bunting and an infinity scarf. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 27 October, 10:30 - 14:00
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    Class:  Crochet 2 - Follow On
    Cost:  $40 Materials extra
    Category: Handmade
    Covers the next stages of crochet - make granny squares, join colours and seams, learn to read a simple pattern. Pre-requisites: Crochet 1 - Beginners   
    Special Notes:
    Not for absolute beginners - second part of the crochet series of workshops
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 26 October, 12:45 - 15:45
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    Class:  English Paper Piecing - An introduction
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $35 Starter kit included Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Handmade
    A mini session to introduce you to hand piecing hexagons, glue basting, 'Wonder Clips', invisible stitches and another addiction. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Starter Kit included
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 30 August, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  Fall in Love with Improv Quilting
    Cost:  $75
    Category: Patchwork
    Break free and embrace improvisational quilting based on flexible, fun and creative techniques. Pre-requisites: Introductory sewing/patchwork skills   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 8 September, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Fit to Flatter - 2 Day Workshop
    Cost:  $210 includes tuition, pattern, fabric/interfacing kit and morning tea.
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Handmade, Scan n Cut Machine
    Making clothing for yourself can be extremely rewarding. Choose from one of the three Fit To Flatter pattern options and Lindsey will take you through tracing, assembling and the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples.She will also demonstrate how to measure yourself correctly and make pattern adjustments for a more accurate fit. Perfect for confident beginners and those revisting dressmaking.  
    Special Notes:
    Workshop run over 2 days starting Dec 6
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 6 December, 09:30 - 15:30
  • - Saturday, 7 December, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Free Motion Quilting Basics
    Cost:  $70
    Category: Patchwork, Scan n Cut Machine, Quilting
    Learn simple free motion quilting techniques and designs using your own machine.Expand your quilting repertoire away from straight line quilting. A HOPPING or DARNING FOOT must be sourced prior to class. Pre-requisites: Introductory sewing/patchwork skills   
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 24 August, 10:30 - 15:30
  • Saturday, 12 October, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Friday Friends Evening
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $30 per session
    Category: Patchwork
    Work on your personal sewing/patchwork projects in a friendly, supportive setting. Linden is on hand to help you continue with an existing or begin a new project Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 23 August, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Friday, 20 September, 17:30 - 20:30
  • Friday, 25 October, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  Friday Friends Morning
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $30 per session Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    Work on your personal sewing/patchwork projects in a friendly, supportive setting. Linden is on hand to help you continue with an existing or begin a new project. Runs once a month. Pre-requisites: None  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 13 September, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Friday, 18 October, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  Hand Quilting
    Cost:  $50 Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Handmade, Hand Embroidery
    Quilting by hand adds an element of texture and flair as well as a personal touch. Learn about thread basting and quilting styles using Perle 8 thread. Pre-requisites: None   
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 29 September, 10:30 - 14:00
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    Class:  NEW Basic Alterations
    Cost:  $110 Kit included Materials extra
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    This class covers needles; threads; and necessary tools for a basic sewing kit. Learn pinning; measuring; understanding lengths of hems; levelling a lined skirt hem; hemming jeans; blind hems, faced hems and basic buttonhole techniques. You will complete various samples. Pre-requisites: Basic sewing skills, general knowledge of your machine.  
    Special Notes:
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 22 November, 13:00 - 17:30
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    Class:  NEW Damask and Flower Bloom Quilts
    Cost:  $155 Pattern included
    Category: Patchwork
    This 2 Day workshop is based on learning how to complete faux trapunto using raw edge free motion quilting and faux trapunto techniques. Learning how to use large appliqué pieces, setting out your design, fusing and how to raw edge machine appliqué and faux trapunto. Students may need to complete homework after day 1 to get the most out of the class.  
    Special Notes:
    Choice of either the Damask OR Flower Bloom Quilt to work on during the workshop
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 5 October, 10:30 - 15:30
  • - Sunday, 6 October, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  NEW Getting the most from your machine feet - Buttonholes & Button Sewing
    Cost:  $57.50 Kit included Materials extra
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    Stitch your machine's buttonholes and learn when to use them. Learn about positioning and orientation of buttonholes. Use the button foot to sew on a button. Make a thread shank by machine and hand, and learn button sewing techniques for various fabrics. Pre-requisites: None  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 23 November, 13:30 - 16:30
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    Class:  NEW Getting the most from your machine feet - Rolled Hem, Pin Tuck, Beading & Cording Feet
    Cost:  $35 DEMO workshop Materials extra
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine, Information Session
    Bernadette will use a variety of feet to demonstrate and teach techniques that can be replicated on any machine with the appropriate feet. Techniques covered: rolled hems including on lightweight and slippery fabrics, making your own braid, pintucks, and applying beading and cord (including a nifty corner application technique). Note: No machines required for this class. Pre-requisites: None  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Monday, 23 September, 09:30 - 12:30
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    Class:  NEW Learn to sew - Children's shorts
    Cost:  $230 2 day Workshop Kit included
    Category: Garment Making
    For beginner sewers - learn the basics of fabric, needles, threads and bobbins. Learn correct lay, cut and marking techniques and how to read and follow a pattern while sewing a cute pair of shorts for your child. Workshop over 2 days Pre-requisites: Basic Sewing Skills   
    Special Notes:
    2 day class starting Sept 21
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 21 September, 09:30 - 15:30
  • - Sunday, 22 September, 10:00 - 16:00
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    Class:  NEW Machine Applique with Passionately Sewn
    Cost:  $80 includes pattern
    Category: Patchwork
    Introducing new skills and techniques to the sewer or brushing up on forgotten skills. Looking at fusible machine applique, using different stitches on your machine including using zig zag, blanket stitch and decorative stitches.  Finally how to successfully complete raw edge free motion applique. Learn about sewing machine setup, thread options, the types of fabrics and the best needles to use for appliqué and more. Includes a cushion pattern to practice your new skills.  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 31 August, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  NEW Machine Embroidery Basics
    Cost:  $55 DEMO session Includes stabiliser sampler book/class notes
    Category: Machine Embroidery
    "For those new to machine embroidery or looking at buying an embroidery machine. Gives a basic overview of embroidery machines/designs, stabilisers, hooping/positioning, threads, bobbinfill and needles. Learn about tension, fabrics (including knits), troubleshooting and maintenance. A Janome machine will be used for demo purposes. Machines not required. Pre-requisites: None   
    Special Notes:
    This workshop is a information/demonstration session. No machines are required.
    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 24 November, 10:30 - 14:30
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    Class:  NEW My Bag Workshop
    Cost:  $85 includes pattern
    Category: Sewing
    Simple bags to make. Using stiff fusible interfacing and fully lined. Great way to start bag making. Learn about sewing machine setup, thread options, the best needles to use for bag making the Passionately Sewn way  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 1 September, 10:30 - 15:15
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    Class:  NEW Norm & Nanette
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $140 (3 sessions) includes full pattern
    Category: Patchwork
    Gnome siblings, Norm and Nanette, are too cute to resist. This class is both scrap and pre-cut friendly! This great stash buster looks great in any fabric collection! Workshop runs over 3 sessions.  
    Special Notes:
    Class cost includes pattern. Reduced fee if you already own the pattern. Workshop run over 3 sessions starting Sept 13
    Class Schedule:
  • Friday, 13 September, 17:30 - 20:30
  • - Friday, 4 October, 17:30 - 20:30
    - Friday, 18 October, 17:30 - 20:30
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    Class:  NEW Overlocker Fancy Finishes
    Cost:  $100 Includes thread hire/kit
    Category: Sewing
    Moving on from the basics, learn about and play with a variety of specialist threads. Learn roll hem techniques - including lettuce edges and the use of fishing line. Experiment with flat locking and ladder stitch and make more samples for your overlocker workbook. Suitable for overlockers with differential feed. Not suitable for Baby Lock ATD machines. Coverstitch capability is NOT covered. Please note: It is VERY IMPORTANT that your machine is in working order - ie., it is new or has been serviced within the last two years. Pre-requisites: Completion of Overlocking - Basics and Techniques  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 20 October, 10:30 - 14:30
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    Class:  NEW Slow Stitching with Kantha
    Cost:  $70 Materials extra
    Category: Hand Embroidery, Textile Artistry
    Join Abbey for a day of relaxed creativity as she guides you through the gentle art of Kantha Stitching. Using scraps and some of your favourite decorative threads start a Kantha stitched panel that could be made in to a cushion or table topper.  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Sunday, 13 October, 10:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Overlocking - Basics & Techniques
    Cost:  $120 Kit included Materials extra
    Category: Garment Making, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    Learn the parts of your overlocker, basic care/maintenance, threading , tension, differential feed, and troubleshooting. Learn how to finish seams, corners, curves, gathering and working with sheers, knits and stretch. Make a workbook of samples/settings. Suitable for 3, 4 and 5 thread overlockers. Not suitable for Baby Lock ATD machines. Coverstitch capability is NOT covered. Please note: It is VERY IMPORTANT that your machine is in working order - ie., it is new or has been serviced within the last two years. Pre-requisites: None  
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    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 19 October, 10:00 - 15:30
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    Class:  Quilt As You Go Sampler
    Teacher: Linden Vine
    Cost:  $95 Includes pattern - reduced fee if you already own one Materials extra
    Category: Patchwork, Sewing, Scan n Cut Machine
    Based on Monica Poole's 'The Quilt As You Go Sampler' pattern, Linden will teach you five different QAYG techniques to make a quarter of this quilt which can be left as a small lap-sized piece. A WALKING FOOT must be sourced prior to class. Pre-requisites: Introductory sewing/patchwork skills. Pre-class preparation is required.  
    Special Notes:
    Materials extra
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 28 September, 09:30 - 15:30
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    Class:  Traditional Japanese Beading: Intermediate 2 Day Class
    Cost:  $150 (2 day) + kit cost $50-$55
    Category: Handmade, Hand Embroidery
    Japanese Embroidery - the gentle art of beading onto fabric. Join us for 2 days of embroidery. Choose either the Daisy Scroll Bookmark kit or Poppy Needlebook kit to work on during this workshop. Pre-requisites: Basic sewing knowledge, Beginners also welcome.  
    Special Notes:
    Daisy Scroll Bookmark kit cost $50
    Poppy Needlebook kit cost $55
    Class Schedule:
  • Saturday, 14 September, 10:30 - 15:30
  • - Sunday, 15 September, 10:30 - 15:30